Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:07:30 -0400
Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'
When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he’d be the one getting outsmarted. In a Sept. 20 Facebook post that’s since gone viral, Beatty explained that he’d told his students that they were allowed to bring in a “3x5” cheat sheet to use during the test. Beatty, however, failed to specify the unit of measurement he was referring to.
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:01:23 -0400
1 Dead, Multiple People Injured In Shooting At Tennessee Church: Police
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:10:05 -0400
Trump Withdraws Invitation to Stephen Curry, NFL Players Speak Out Against Remarks
The Golden State Warriors said Saturday the team would not go to the White House after President Trump tweeted, "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!"
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:09:49 -0400
Ted Cruz Says He's Leaning No On The New Obamacare Repeal Bill
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says that he and a fellow conservative senator are inclined to oppose a new bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, making it even less likely that Senate Republican leaders will find the votes to get the proposal through the chamber.
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:40:50 -0400
Workers in Moscow have erased the illustration of a gun from a freshly-inaugurated monument of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it was found that the drawing was of a Nazi weapon. The sculptor, Salavat Shtsherbakoff, has acknowledged his mistake," the state-supported Russian Military History Society, which backed the monument, told TASS news agency Friday. The erroneous drawing was of an StG44 -- for Sturmgewehr (Storm Rifle), a name reputedly conferred by Hitler himself.
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:48:25 -0400
New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:58:12 -0400
Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ Gap
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:16:56 -0400
Fintech Could Sway The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:00:05 -0400
Germany's Syrian refugees celebrate Merkel win but fear rise of far-right
By Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) - Syrian refugees rejoiced on Sunday at the news that Angela Merkel had secured a fourth term as German chancellor, but said they were alarmed by the rise of the far-right AfD party, which they feared could push her to tighten asylum rules. "We prayed that Merkel would win," said Fatima al-Haidar, a mother of two from Damascus. The conservatives bled support to the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD), which entered parliament for the first time as the third-biggest party, cashing in on anger at Merkel's decision to welcome more than 1.3 million refugees.
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:19:36 -0400